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. have a good afternoon. >> a number. new polls have said romney is enjoying a post debate bounce. the average of national polls this week put him in the lead for the first time. with the run can candidate also gaining ground among key voting groups and in some important swing states. is the surge real and what can mitt romney do to sustain it? for answers we turn to republican pollster witt, ayer. a couple weeks back before the debate when the republicans thought it was over, you were saying, no, this race is a lot closer. where does it stand now? >> thank you, paul. that was a pretty easy call. [laughter] >> today if you look at the effect of the debate, it's pretty significant. i'm talking about the first presidential debate. >> right. >> in the eight polls that were released in the week immediately before the debate, obama had a lead of 3.6 percentage points on average. in the seven polls that had been released so far in the week after the debate, romney has an average lead of 1.3 percentage points. that's a net turnaround of about 5 percentage points, which is very significan
is the president still talking about it? >> and that debate, what happened? >> gov. romney had a good night. i had a bad night. >> how bad? >> it is not the first bad that i have ever had. >> if the polls were to be believed, it was a bad, bad night. the president was still talking about a week later. checking the polls, pew, romney's performance erases obama leed. >> my good conservative friend was telling me about the sinister conspiracy of the polls. that they were all rigged, giving the impression that the liberals are running away with the election. and all the sudden you have conservatives hijacking the polls and you have dispirited and liberals. the liberals were dispirited. there was a sense of real puzzlement, where was the president? why did he not show up? these are people who have been picking out their inaugural outfits. the romney people, prior to that debate were heading for the lifeboats. they thought it was over and they were going to concentrate on holding on to the house and may be winning the senate. it was transformational in that sense. in the political world, however, has no
as well into body language. also, mitt romney's primary debate guru joins us, the former top newt gingrich advisor is here. so is paul begala who helped bill clinton become president and is working to keep barack obama president. all of it with an eye to tuesday and beyond. that's because tuesday could be when president obama regains the initiative which he lost on stage in denver, or when mitt romney might consolidate his gains. first, quickly, the event that really sets the table for tuesday, last night's vice presidential debate, which depending on who you ask is either pulling president obama's case for re-election off the critical list or vindicated mitt romney's choice as paul ryan as running mate. depends what side of the political aisle you stand on. keeping them honest, each debater had moments that didn't quite stand up to closer scrutiny. first, paul ryan on the stimulus, which vice president biden called him on. >> they said that right now if we just passed the stimulus, the economy would grow at 4%. it's growing at 1.3. >> i love my friend here. i'm not allowed to show letters
. these are taken since the first presidential debate. romney 49, obama 46. within the margin of error but before that first debate, the president was ahead in florida. now romney at least has pulled into a tie, maybe slightly ahead. here's to back it up, a tampa bay times/miami herald poll, a bigger romney lead. clearly, romney momentum. the obama campaign says it's not that big in florida but he's pulling up into at least a tie, maybe slightly ahead. that's not all. let's start out in the west. look at battleground state polls out here since the first debate. nevada on your left, colorado on your right. a dead heat in nevada, dead heat in colorado. romney's been doing well in the west holding his own. he's boosted his standing a bit since the first debate in the two battlegrounds out there. come over to the heartland, in the state of ohio, you see here, again, he was down a lot in wisconsin before the first presidential debate. that's paul ryan's home state. he's pulled into a statistical tie. this one's a bit more troublesome for the romney campaign. they are closer in ohio than before the fir
the bleeding of paul ryan and mitt romney but i think his job in the debate is to end last week for the obama-biden campaign. first i want to ask you, do you think he was able to accomplish that. >> i think he did. he certainly did that last night. he changed the narrative. whether or not the administration was back on its heels, afraid or unable to engage unable to loosen up and take it to the other side, we saw that and more. interestingly enough we have a retroactive answer to why the president last week may be seemed a little stiff, maybe didn't seem so jovial. didn't loosen up and try to engage mitt romney. as we saw last night it can be jarring. not everybody liked it. >> that's something i want to ask you thomas frank this style, are we reading too much into it or did it matter a lot last night. >> it's a vice presidential debate, so by definition it did not matter a whole lot. i tell you, i had two really different reactions to it. i read the debate before i came to the studio. i read the transcription of the debate and i agreed with joe biden on almost every point. but as i was watch
presidential debate, and this is why mitt romney and paul ryan are spending so much time in the buckeye state. 51%, 45%. they are both there today. we're going to listen to mitt romney live in just a moment. topping our political headlines, though, within the hour, president obama is scheduled to land in newport, virginia, he's on his way to williamsburg where he's preparing for tuesday. he used the radio and internet address to focus on the economy, touting the impact of the bailout. >> to let detroit go bankrupt. i bet on american work and ingenuity and three years later that bet is paying off in a big kwa. today auto sales are higher thain even about been in three years. gm is back. ford and chrysler are growing again. we've created a quart ore of a a million new jobs right here in america. >> mitt romney holding a rally in ohio. this hour. it's about to get under way. in fact, we're going get a live update from the campaign trail in just a moment. in their weekly address, republicans also talking about the economy. it was delivered by oklahoma congressional candidate mark wayne mullet. >>
up tuesday when president obama and mitt romney debate again. allen martin, cbs 5. >>> well, a political debate between one time democratic allies with similar voting records got a little nasty last night. congressman howard burr man and brad sherman, who are fighting for the same feet got into each other's faces. check this out. you love it. two old guys shoving each other. the men got physical when they began arguing over an immigration bill. their struggle to differentiate themselves has led to character attacks and a war over who deserves manufacture credit for helping constituents. >> could this baseball season get any wilder? >> here's the 2-2 pitch and a line drive to right field. it's going to be a base hit. two runs will score. and a 9-7 game. four runs. >> wow, the st. louis cardinals who were down to their final out rallied to take a two-run lead and defeat the washington nationals. it is the biggest comeback in a do or die game in post season history. hard to imagine how the fans, the nationals fans are feeling right now. d.c. bars may have to extend their hou
: president obama and mitt romney gearing up their second debate. governor romney will look to keep his momentum going after a strong debated performance last week-week in denver. president obama meanwhile, has promised a more aggressive style in round two. welcome to a brand-new hour inside america's election headquarters. we have live team coverage of the candidates final sprint to election day. ed henry following the president in the state of virginia where he is hunk, down and chief political correspondent carl cameron with governor romney where he is holding two rallies. let's go to carl in lebanon? >> parts of ohio -- so much so -- big bird is part of the campaign talk. >> gregg: we do apologize for some of the audio break up in carl cameron's piece which he is fro lebanon, ohio right now. we'll get back to him in a moment. now to virginia where president obama will spend the next three days preparing for tuesday's rematch with his republican rivals. ed henry is live in williamsburg with more. >> president is at the resort. great family atmosphere. president will probably be coope
last night in kentucky with twin goals, one, to blunt mitt romney's post debate momentum and two to give a boost to a democratic base that had become quite anxious after the president's terrible denver debate performance. i will give biden this much. last night he went from being a gaffe omatic to being a laugh omatic. >> the obama administration had the exact same position. let's recall that they disavowed their own now we have them in place because of congress, they say the military option is on the table but not being viewed as credible so they stopped viewing nuclear weapons. >> how do you do it so quickly? you both saw benjamin netanyahu. >> we can debate the time line. whether it's that short of time or longer. i agree it's probably longer. number two, thank heavens we had these sanctions in pla of tr opposition. >> oh, god. >> laura: this was odd. even learnt guys -- elevate left of center. found the constant smirking, smiling and constant interrupting off-putting. in your face debate strategy didn't wear so well and perhaps distracted from some of the stronger substantive
, beau, and governor mitt romney's debate sparring partner, senator rob portman, "this week" this sunday. >>> overseas now, and the latest on the heroic young girl, shot by the taliban because she made a public appeal for girls to get to go to school. today, across pakistan, it was a day of prayer for 14-year-old malala yousufzai. she is in satisfactory condition tonight, they say, and we have learned that several suspects are under arrest. they have not been identified yet, but the taliban was unrepentant, issuing a statement, saying, they had warned her not to speak out about going to school, the way western girls do. malala has been air lifted to a leading military hospital in pakistan for her own protection. >>> and now, back here at home, there is some wicked weather brewing as we head into the weekend. out west, the crushing triple digit heat has been replaced by hail. and there are random water spouts popping up on the horizon. as abc's meteorologist ginger zee tells us, tonight, the storms are marching east. >> reporter: thunderstorms and lightning lit up the sky in southern cali
president obama and mitt romney debate again. allen martin, cbs 5. >>> two bay area law students busted invasion. what they are accused of doing to an exotic animal at a famous casino. >> it's like waiting in line. she wants to get on that ride now. >> the secret to well behaved kids? the important lesson they can learn thanks to marshmallows. >> and "csi: new york" comes to san francisco. tonight, the real life role gary sinese is playing in the bay area that he says he is proudest of. ,, ,, ask me what it's like when my tempur-pedic moves. [ male announcer ] why not talk to someone who owns an adjustable version of the most highly recommended bed in america? ask me about my tempur advanced ergo. goes up. goes up. ask me what it's like to get a massage anytime you want. goes down. goes down. [ male announcer ] tempur-pedic brand owners are more satisfied than owners of any traditional mattress brand. ergonomics. [ male announcer ] tempur-pedic. the most highly recommended bed in america. [ female announcer ] for more information or to find a retailer near you, berkeley
the answers. >> reporter: the issue will come up tuesday when president obama and mitt romney debate again. allen martin, cbs 5. >>> two bay area law students busted invasion. what they are accused of doing to an exotic animal at a famous casino. >> it's like waiting in line. she wants to get on that ride now. >> the secret to well behaved kids? the important lesson they can learn thanks to marshmallows. >> and "csi: new york" comes to san francisco. tonight, the real life role gary sinese is playing in the bay area that he says he is proudest of. ,,,, ,,,,,, berkeley law students have n arrested, for what they animal at a >>> what happened in vegas didn't stay in vegas this time. two uc-berkeley law students have been arrested for what they allegedly did to an animal at a famous casino. police say that these two 24- year-olds decapitated an exotic bird at the wildlife habitat. it was a helmeted guinea fowl. this is a picture. what one looks like. police say surveillance video captured the men chasing the bird into some trees. >>> well, who cab resist marshmallows? put a plate in f
? >> reporter: after no knockout blow in the vice presidential debate. but the romney/ryan team sees an opening. not on the economy, which is improving. but rather, the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, which resulted in the death of the ambassador and three other americans. >> he is doubling down on denial. when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. >> reporter: romney was referring to the debate. one of the first questions from abc's martha raddatz. asking joe biden why there wasn't more security in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. >> reporter: who is the we in that statement? just the white house, says the president's spokesman. this story has such a big chance of spinning out of control, that secretary of state clinton, went before cameras to try and explain. >> to this day, we do not have a complete picture. >> reporter: the romney's team move, part of a search for unde
presidential debate when we come back. plus a look ahead to tuesday's obama-romney rematch. expectations are hay for both candidates. so will the president raise his game and can mitt romney sustain his momentum? ♪ [ male announcer ] you've reached the age where you don't back down from a challenge. this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. sowhy let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. >>> we are back with more on deet baits. let's look at a clip from the economy. >> they talk about the great recession
. as of this morning, mitt romney has the mighty mo going into next week's debate. and these last couple of weeks before the election, as both candidates are battling for the critical, undecided voters. >> governor mitt romney. >> reporter: back on the trail for the candidates. >> didn't joe do great last night? >> reporter: after no knockout blow in the vice presidential debate. but the romney/ryan team all of a sudden sees an opening. not on the economy, which is improving. but rather, the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, which resulted in the death of the ambassador and three other americans. >> he is doubling down on denial. when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know just what's going on. >> reporter: romney was referring to the debate. one of the first questions from abc's martha raddatz. asking joe biden why there wasn't more security in benghazi, libya. >> we weren't told they wanted more security. we did not know they wanted more security. >> reporter: who is t
a possible lead on a vehicle. >>> and republican mitt romney, mixing political rallies with debate prep this weekend. he has an event later this hour in lebanon, ohio, a few hours ago he went after president obama over the economy at a rally in portsmouth, romney spent the afternoon in a session getting ready for the tuesday's presidential debate. i want to show you something, the least used street sign in american history. show it for me, shuttle cro crossing. whoever made that sign waited a long time to use it. but you know, it sure came in handy today in los angeles. this is what we're talking about. space shuttle "endeavour," the workhorse space craft which zoomed through space 25 times making its final journey right now. and it is super, super slow. two cnn work horses are watching this story, the surreal moment, in time. our john zarrella, first to you, where is the shuttle now? and how fast are we moving? is it still two miles an hour, or even slower? >> reporter: yeah, actually, and before that, i have to get us a couple of those signs, that is great. but it is actually moving l
intense debate preparati preparations. and meanwhile, mitt romney is holding a rally, the second of the day. meanwhile, live pictures of romney there at the podium. but he spent a couple of hours this morning getting ready for the debate. and this is a live shot here, another one from downtown los angeles, that is space shuttle "endeavour," of course. doesn't it look weird on the stre streets. and you don't want to get stuck behind this in traffic, going slower than average walking speed. destination, across to the california science center across from l.a.x. >>> and this may be a first, a mother super glues her daughter's hands to the wall. we'll tell you how much prison time she is going to get. but first this. >>> well, when it comes to your 401(k), how would you describe yourself? christine romans has advice on what to do with your savings plan in today's new rich. >> reporter: in the stock market today, there are bulls, cats. stocks are up this year big time. the federal reserve is stimulating the economy, keeping interest rates super low. riskier assets like stocks and comm
to virginia to get ready for the next debate with mitt romney. nbc's mike viqueira is joining me live from the white house. a good saturday to you, my friend. are we getting a sense of how the president plans to approach this next debate? >> reporter: it's very interesting. the white house is normally tight-lipped about what the president is doing when we don't see him in public. they're extremely tight-lipped about the prep that he's going through this time. not in nevada this time. he's going to be very close by in another swing state, however, alex, in williamsburg, virginia. he's leaving the white house in just a few minutes. we expect he's going to be going down to williamsburg, three days, go to ground once again an intense preparation for the debate that comes up tuesday night at a university in long island new york not far from you. ohio no doubt about the fact it is very important. the president still enjoys a lead in some of the battle ground polls there. but in his weekly address today he's trying to ensure that he keeps that lead. talking about the auto industry. people associa
governor romney lied? >> i think he was dishonest. >> jon: and following failed debate performance, obama campaign revs up their spin in machine. >> how they can justify this video caused this attack. it was a terrorist attack. >> jon: congress investigates the terrorist attack in benghazi getting details. are the media interested now? candidates' wives working hard for media attention. are they getting fair treatment? and what does this photo tell us about media bias? on the panel this week, judy miller, cal thomas, jing pinkerton and fox news political analyst juan williams. i'm jon scott. fox news watch is on right now. >> jon: big event thursday night a one night only showdown between the candidates for vice president. it was highly anticipated by the political press. first question out the gate was the controversy surrounding terrorist attacks. >> this benghazi issue would be tragedy in and of itself but unfortunately it's indicative of a broader problem, what we are watching on our tv screens the unraveling of the obama foreign policy which is making it more chaotic and us less safe
it was big stuff. >> if biden had lost that kentucky debate the momentum that romney picked up would have been overwhelming. as it stands, both sides feels like, you know what, it will soon be forgotten. let's move on. >> jon: after the break, moderator effect in these debates. ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help cover some of the expenses medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to find out more, request your free decision guide. call or go online today. after all, when you're going the distance, it's nice to have the experience and commitment to go along with you. keep dreaming.
from air force 1. mitt romney was in richmond today. but did the debate swing undecide ds voters? nbc news talked about who they saw as the winner. >> the vice president did? >> why? >> i think he came off as being very strong, emotional. >> vice president biden was being kind of immature with a lot of the skiend of snide sniers and everything. >> the next presidential debate, by the way, set for tuesday in hemstead, new york. right now, plans in the works for a million mup et march on the national mall, november 3rd. in that first presidential debate, romney vowed he will cut funding for public broadcasting: that sparked an online out cry and even a commercial from president obama comparing sesame street to wall street. two men came up with this idea for a rally supporting pbs. they hope to have skits and musical performances featuring the muppets. >> a legal fight brewing over new york city's ban on those super-sized drinks. plus, a new punishment for a high school bully. and we've got an incredible story tonight of determination. a local high school homecoming >>> new york city's s
into tuesday's second debate between president obama and governor romney. poll after poll shows momentum building behind the romney/ryan tukt and there's pressure on the president now to wrap up his game for the three-week sprint to election day. let's bring in our correspondent, we're getting reaction to the vice presidential debate, more comments coming in. but the president has his mission cut out for him right now. dan? >> he really does. we just have to look back to right after the debate where the president turned up his volume, strongly aggressively going after his gop opponents. but what we saw this week at the university of miami on thursday at a big rally there was the president even turning up the volume a bit more. attacking mitt romney for what the president says was his changing position on a whole host of issues, including taxes. take a listen. >> he's trying to go through an extreme makeover. after running for more than a year in which he called himself severely conservative, mitt romney is trying to convince you that he was severely kidding. >> i was talking to a senior
campaign to push back against mitt romney's debate performance which she says was out of touch with reality. >>> for more political coverage, check out our exclusive presidential forum on cbssf.com. every day, the candidates weigh in on a different issue. >>> seemed like a pretty straightforward idea. you build a new branch of the berkeley library. several trees were in the way and they had to go. elizabeth cook on why a tree that was supposed to have been saved now has to be cut down. >> reporter: for this 4-year- old this is more than just a tree. >> this is an old tree. we want it to be -- we want it to stay there! >> reporter: the nearly 100- foot redwood has always been just a few feet from her apartment's back door. >> they weren't going to cut it down and now it's like they are cutting it down. >> reporter: it was a highly contested issue. the newest branch project forced five of the redwoods to be cut down. one tree was saved and it was supposed to be the focal point of the new property. according to a letter from the library, the tree's roots had been damaged by construction equipm
to romney as he might have hoped. >> the debate has not as much of an impact. >> sean: i was thinking that if joe biden loses and 25 day, i am thinking that nbc news -- it's a perfect place for an unhinged, over-the-top, extreme leftist. he would be perfect over there. >> chuck todd, the political director of nbc news labeled the rasmussen poll, quote/unquote flop. he got it wrong. what is flop is nbc news, the network of chris matthews and schultz and rachel madow, that's slop journalism, slop. >> sean: nbc news. i guarantee you tom brokaw is not happy about it. you have to imagine, is brian williams proud? thanks -- >> did you see biden laughing all day loping on the network? >> sean: i don't know. i don't watch. did they show it? i doubt it. you know -- >> hey, sean, this was our 100th episode. >> sean: what's that? >> this is our 100th episode. congratulations. >> sean: thank you. coming up, four americans are dead. but get nothing but lies and lies and the administration. that's all you get. wait until you hear what stephanie cutter has to say about that. the new poll numbers fav
said it wasn't a good one. i said romney won that debate. i said last night that i thought it was a mistake for biden to do the smirking and the laughing. but i do think he made some good points last night on the war and other things. but he shouldn't have done t. i think it cost him a lot of points that he are could have scored? i think it's more than points, i think he couldn't control. >> it we will see how it plays out. >> sean: we will go over the poll numbers. >> i think he was conscious and i think it was deliberate. >> sean: you think -- >> i think he knew it. >> sean: i don't think he can control it, pat. i think you are wrong. >> no, no. i think he wanted to do that and show disdain and i think that was a big mistake. i agree with pat on this. >> i agree. >> sean: i think he is a weird guy. troubled. thank you, both. appreciate it. coming up, now we know who won the debate. but i am not sure that the mainstream media does. we will check in with the media mash. he vilified the wealthy and made class warfare his top weapon of choice last night. but paul ryan called
appearance after last night's debate was not that moment on the tarmac with mitt romney with the funny microphone, it was actually this. his campaign did one of those odd way too personal things where they allowed the press in to witness his family doing an otherwise normal family thing. in this case eating breakfast. it quickly becomes an awkward not at all normal interaction because of all the press that are there. everybody's trying to pretend like it's normal but it really is not. >> so how did biden do, you think? >> i felt great about it. >> did you feel knocked around by him? >> no. no. it's what i expected. all right. >> do you regret sending those two letters to him for the budget? >> we're going to eat breakfast now. >> obviously his family should be allowed to eat breakfast in peace and he should be allowed to peruse the menu and order. the campaign did allow these reporters in to watch them eating breakfast. he did agree to start taking questions from them. you can't be shocked what the reporters wanted to ask about was the stimulus moment, the biggest oof moment of the ent
romney continues to surge in the poll's after last week's debate. a brand-new rasmussen survey, among likely voters in florida shows the governor leading, 51-47. in virginia, romney leads 49-47. with us to analyze the polling and to preview next week's presidential debate from dallas, republican pollster chris wilson. and from new york, bernard wittman, also a democratic pollster. okay, gentlemen. this is going to be interesting. now we had the full biden on... on last night's debate. he is in your face and making facial gestures and laughing and sighing. and on tuesday, at hoff stra, the president will step forward. chris, let's start with you. given where the polls have shifted, obviously some momentum now for romney, do you believe that vice-presidential debate blunted that momentum, or is it a wash? >> it's really a wash. there is not a situation where you can -- that you can point to where a vice-presidential debate has changed anything. whether you believe ryan won, which a couple of polls, c-nbc and cbs show him winning, other polls believe biden won. i believe it's a wash. if
for the candidates, after no knock out blow in the vice presidential debate. romney-ryan team, they see an opening, not on the economy which is improving, but rather the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya which resulted in in the death of ambassador and three other americans. >> it's no denial when the vice president of the united states directly contradicts the testimony, sworn testimony of state department officials, american citizens have a right to know what is going on. >> romney was referring to the debate, one of the first questions from martha, asking why there wasn't more security. >> we were told, but we didn't know that. >> who is the we in that statement? just the white house says a president spokesman. this story has such a big chance of spinning out of control, that secretary of state clinton tried to explain. >> to this day we don't have a complete picture. >> there was part of a search for undecided voters. team obama is doubling down on star power. releasing an ad narrated by morgan freeman this week, former president bill clinton and bruce springsteen with will be stumping. he
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